Darlene J. Nanna-Haas
Jan. 15, 1950 — March 2, 2011
BREMEN — Darlene J. Nanna-Haas, 61, of Bremen, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2011 in her home.
She was born Jan. 15, 1950 in Lakeville, to John and Fern (Anders) Minarik. July 10, 1987 in Winter Haven, Fla., she married David K. Nanna, who survives.
Darlene is also survived by two daughters, Lorraine “Lori” (Michael) Freeman of Lakeville, and Tracy (Richard) Schewene of Milan, Ind.; son, Ronald (Jane) Haas, Jr. of Wakarusa; five grandchildren: Jacob Freeman, Jennifer Lichtenbarger, Jessica Freeman, Jamie Freeman and Alexandria Haas; four sisters: Sue Gundlach of Plymouth, Linda Gerencser of South Bend, Harriet Pinckert of Walkerton, and Joan Bemish of Bremen; brother, Ross Minarik of Lakeville, and her canine companion and adopted son, Pepe.
Darlene was a lifelong area resident. She was a 1969 graduate from LaVille High School and was self employed as a professional truck driver for 30 years.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 5 at Southlawn Cemetery, 61300 U.S. 31 S. South Bend. Rev. Wyatt Smith will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
Palmer Funeral Home-Lakeville is handling the arrangements.
Contributions in memory of Darlene J. Nanna-Haas may be offered to the Humane Society, 2506 Grape Road, Mishawaka, IN, 46545.
Online condolences may be sent to www.palmerfuneralhomes.com .